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Princeton residents struggle through extreme temperatures

A heat warning is in effect for the region
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Temperatures have soared so far this summer.

Princeton residents struggled through mean temperatures throughout the past week, with the mercury hitting near 40 Celsius for several days.

Interior Health issued a heat alert, warning people to seek cool spaces, hydrate, and check on family members and neighbours who may be especially vulnerable under the circumstances.

Residents without air conditioning were encouraged to attend public areas, for example the local library, in order to find relief.

The extreme heat wave in the Princeton area was expected to end Monday, July 8, followed by more moderate temperatures of approximately 30 degrees.

The regional district also issued a heat warning that included directives on caring for pets.

Dogs should not walk on hot pavement and should never been left in a vehicle for any amount of time, a release stated.



Andrea DeMeer

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